TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PRESENT TO MYSELF

Hi my lovely readers! To those of you who celebrate Christmas on the 24th December – Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I normally celebrate on the 24th as a German, but this year I am celebrating the British way and will wait one more day. Today’s Travel Thursday Quote is of course about presents as it is Christmas. Travel is a great present, wouldn’t you … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PRESENT TO MYSELF

MAKING YOUR OWN HOLIDAY JEWELLERY – LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS EARRINGS

Hi my lovely readers! You know I love making my own jewellery and I love Christmas. So what better way than to combine the two and make some festive Christmas jewellery? These last minute Christmas earrings that I made can be crafted in less than two minutes and can be a great Christmas gift, too. No skills or talent required at all for those. WHAT … Continue reading MAKING YOUR OWN HOLIDAY JEWELLERY – LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS EARRINGS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – MY CHRISTMAS LIST

Hi my lovely readers! As Christmas is almost around the corner and I just love Christmas, I have decided to give the Travel Thursday Quotes I am sharing with you a christmassy twist! What is on your wishlist? If you are out of ideas, check the below one out. That might give you some inspiration 🙂 MY CHRISTMAS LIST: 1. Travel 2. Travel 3. Travel … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – MY CHRISTMAS LIST

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

Hi my lovely readers! I wish you all a pleasant and festive 2nd Advent today and a happy St Nicholas Day! St Nicholas Day is a very important day for children in Germany during the Christmas season. It is celebrated every year on the 6th of December. It is a day when children get rewarded for being nice or punished with a rod or stick … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

Hi my lovely readers! Christmas is around the corner and I am certainly thinking about Christmas lunch already. I am spending Christmas in the UK this year for the first time alone with my partner. Normally, I would be in Germany or my parents would be here, but this is not possible this year. Still, I am determined to make it a nice festive period … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

40 WINTER AND CHRISTMAS IDEAS TO HELP YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

Hi my lovely readers! The Christmas season has finally and officially started, well at least according to us Germans. I am so excited and all pumped up with lots of positive energy. Every year on Monday after Sunday of the Dead, which is the Sunday before the First Advent, I get all excited as I can get all my Christmas decorations out and fully emerge … Continue reading 40 WINTER AND CHRISTMAS IDEAS TO HELP YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE – KIPFERL

In Germany we bake many different types of biscuits and cookies in the winter months leading up to Christmas. These are traditionally served during the advent season when friends and family come over. Kipferl are crescent shaped biscuits that are very popular in Germany during the Christmas season. Traditionally they are made as Vanilla Kipferl, but this chocolaty twist on the classic is equally tasty … Continue reading HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE – KIPFERL

MY FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BERLIN

Christmas is my favourite time of the year! Everything is beautifully decorated; the Christmas lights glitter everywhere and I absolutely love all the good food and drinks. One tradition that cannot be missed is going to the Christmas market. Many people go abroad during the festive season for a quick city break and in case you happen to go to Berlin, take a break from … Continue reading MY FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BERLIN